Denver Health Medical Assistant - Manual and Lake School-Based Health Center in Denver, Colorado
Medical Assistant - Manual and Lake School-Based Health Centers (Job ID: 3804)Job SummaryUnder general supervision, assists provider including all back officeduties. Provides nursing support with various functions such as; invasiveprocedures, medication administration, performing appointment andregistration scheduling functions. Assists the RN with clinical clericalfunctions. Ensures smooth work and patient flow within the clinic.ResponsibilitiesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities1. Knowledge of medical office practice. 2. Knowledge of examination,diagnostic, and treatment room procedures. 3. Knowledge of and the abilityto use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. 4.Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe workenvironment. 5. Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments as directed.6. Skill in taking vital signs. Skill in maintaining records and recordingtest results. 7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective workingrelationships with patients, employees, physicians and the public. 8.Ability to maintain quality control standards. 9. Ability to react calmlyand effectively in emergency situations. 10. Ability to interpret, adaptand apply guidelines and procedures. 11. Ability to communicate clearly.Ability to use computers and computer systems. 12. Bilingual skillspreferredEducationEducation 1. High School diploma or GED required. 2. Graduation from anaccredited program in Medical Office Assisting or an accredited program ofLicensed Practical Nursing with an active LPN license required.ExperienceExperience 1. Completion of a 160 hour Externship or 6 months direct patientcare experience inCredentialsBasic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required)Shift DaysWork TypePartial Year (10 Months)Pay RangeMinimum: 16.42Midpoint: 19.72Maximum: 23.00All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."